2022 Winter - 3D Design Level 2 (TinkerCad)

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3D design is a powerful tool to practice Math and Design, encourage creativity and innovation, and promote critical thinking and problem-solving! Based on the skills learned from the Level 1 class, students will design various projects that require a higher level of detail.Sample student projects including:

  • Smarter Living Innovation: Invent a product that can improve the quality of our daily lives.
  • Interior Design: Design a modern bathroom for a multi-million house
  • Board Game design: Design a board game with its own set of rules and pieces
  • Time Capsule: Create a time capsule and objects to go in it that have cultural relevance from more than 50 years ago.
  • Lithophane Nightlight: A lithophane is an etched or molded artwork in very thin translucent porcelain that can be seen clearly only when back lit with a light source. 
  • Obelisk: Design a monument with ancient Egypt languages 
  • 3D Lobster: students will learn how to use extrusion tools to create original 3D shapes

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything! Since it became available in 2011 it has become a popular platform for creating models for 3D printing as well as an entry-level introduction to constructive solid geometry in schools.

Hardware Requirements: a mouse is recommended.

Jeffrey Liu

Jeffrey Liu is a Senior at Rochester Adams High School. He has been with the MYE foundation as a TA for more than a year and teacher for "Beginning 3D Design" for one year. He has also helped teach 3D design and programming at Van Hoosen Middle School. He won 1st place the 2017 MYE Future Mobility Contest middle school division using 3D design.

COURSE FEATURES

Enrollment Status

Open

Price

$240

Grade

G5-G8

Max Enrollment

8

Dates

January 30, 2022 – May 8, 2022

Time

Every Sunday
09:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST

Note

No Class on 2/20, 3/27, and 4/17

Location

Online

Duration

12 Weeks